Laing O’Rourke plc: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by ICDResearch

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Laing O’Rourke plc                                                                    Key Employees
                                                                                      Name                       Job Title
Fast Facts
                                                                                                                 Chairman, Chief Executive
                                          Bridge Place, Anchor Boulevard, Dartford,   Ray O’Rourke
Headquarters Address                                                                                             Officer
                                          DA2 6SN, United Kingdom
                                                                                                                 Director - Finance and
                                                                                      Anna Stewart
Telephone                                 + 44 1322 296200                                                       Commerce
                                                                                                                 Chairman - Australia and
                                                                                      Andrew Wilson
Fax                                       + 44 1322 296262                                                       South East Asia
                                                                                                                 Managing Director -
Website                                   www.laingorourke.com                        Matthew Furrer             Australia and South East
                                                                                                                 Asia
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange             N/A                                                                    Director - Group Human
                                                                                                                 Resources and
                                                                                      Sharon Doherty
Number of Employees                       19,668                                                                 Organisational
                                                                                                                 Effectiveness
Fiscal Year End                           March                                       Paul Neely                 General Counsel

Revenue (in US$ million)                  6,287.85                                    David Gard                 Chief Investment Officer

Revenue (in GBP million)                  4,087.10
                                                                                      Company Overview

                                                                                      Laing O’Rourke plc (Laing O’Rourke) is a
                                                                                      construction solutions provider based in the UK.
SWOT Analysis                                                                         Laing O’Rourke offers a wide range of property
                                                                                      and infrastructural development services. Its
Strengths                                 Weaknesses                                  service portfolio includes feasibility studies,
                                                                                      property investment and development, design
Comprehensive construction solutions                                                  and engineering, construction, testing and
                                     Decline in order backlogs
provider                                                                              quality assurance, asset management, and
Expanding operations in Australasia       Rising administrative expense
                                                                                      decommissioning, mainly to the transportation,
                                                                                      social infrastructure, business facilities and
                                                                                      lifestyle   sectors.    The     company      also
Operational excellence
                                                                                      manufactures precast concrete products. Laing
                                                                                      is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Suffolk Partners
Strategic partnerships and acquisitions                                               Corporation, The company has geographical
                                                                                      operations across Europe, the Middle East, Asia
Opportunities                             Threats                                     and Australia. The company is headquartered in
                                                                                      Dartford, the UK.
Growing green trends                      Competition and industry consolidation
                                                                                      Key Competitors
Increasing demand for energy              Slow growth in European markets
                                                                                      Bechtel Corporation
Infrastructure expenditure in emerging
markets                                                                               Bilfinger Berger AG (Ticker: GBF)
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London                                                                                Covion Limited

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

    1.1      Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................4
    1.2      Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................4
    1.3      Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................5
2     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ............................................................................................. 6
    2.1      M&A and Partnerships Strategy .............................................................................................................................6
3     Recent Developments ............................................................................................................................. 8
4     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 10
    4.1      SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................10
    4.2      Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................10
    4.3      Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................11
    4.4      Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................11
    4.5      Threats .................................................................................................................................................................12
5     Laing O’Rourke plc - Company Statement........................................................................................... 13
6     Laing O’Rourke plc - History ................................................................................................................ 15
7     Laing O’Rourke plc - Key Employees................................................................................................... 17
8     Laing O’Rourke plc - Key Employee Biographies ............................................................................... 18
9     Laing O’Rourke plc - Locations and Subsidiaries ............................................................................... 19
    9.1      Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................19
    9.2      Other Locations and Subsidiaries ............................................................................................
								
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